Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday mentioned he would donate his blood plasma for therapy of Covid-19 sufferers.
Chouhan had examined optimistic for coronavirus on July 25 and remained hospitalised for 11 days earlier than he was discharged on August 5.
“I used to be examined optimistic for Covid-19 earlier and I’m completely wholesome now after therapy. Antibodies to combat coronavirus will need to have been developed in my physique and so I’ll quickly donate plasma for remedy,” an official launch quoted the chief minister as saying whereas reviewing the Covid-19 scenario within the state through video conferencing.
Since his launch from the hospital, Chouhan has been underneath residence quarantine.
Convalescent plasma remedy entails taking antibodies from the blood of an individual who has recovered from Covid-19 and transfusing these into an energetic coronavirus contaminated affected person to assist kickstart the immune system to combat again the an infection.
Chouhan was discharged from Chirayu Medical Faculty and Hospital with out a prior testing.
The CM was discharged on the premise of docs’ recommendation as per the ICMR coverage dated Could 8, 2020, whereby sufferers will be discharged after 10 days of signs onset and no fever for 3 days, the hospital had mentioned.
The coronavirus tally in Madhya Pradesh crossed the 39,000-mark on Sunday with the addition of 868 instances, as per well being officers.